SJ 9

 

SJ 9

The SJ 9 (Shijian 9) spacecraft is atechnology satellite developed for the Chinese Comission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND).

It will conduct in-orbit experiments for electric propulsion, high-precision- and high-stability control systems, high-efficienent power supply and advanced thermal control technology. The satellite features also instruments for earth observation and component tests of indigenously developed technology.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technological experiments
Operator:
Contractors: SAST
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
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Orbit:
Satellite Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SJ 9 2012 CZ-2D (2)